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Lo Rafael

Mexico 1501, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good45%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
23 Apr 2017
“Very average but pricey food”
13 Aug 2015
“Oh, Lo Rafael, I miss you so much.”
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish, Argentinian
££ - £££
Mexico 1501, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Reviewed 23 April 2017

We read a lot of good things about this place but were disappointed. The steaks were only okay and the side dishes are not worth ordering. Service was okay but certainly not worth the service charge that automatically landed on our bill.

Thank politenotice
Reviewed 13 August 2015

I remember this restaurant and I start crying because it's so far away. Amazing food at very convenient prices. Lovely waitresses and great local atmosphere.

2  Thank Elena T
Reviewed 25 June 2014

A friend who grew up eating Sunday brunch here inviting me. The decor is rustic 1950's, other than the flatscreen television, which certainly was showing the Argentine World Cup game during theafternoon. We arrived at 830, place was empty. Within an hour, all tables for...More

1  Thank IvanPicasso
Reviewed 26 April 2014

The first night we went here, it was heaving with locals - always a good sign. However, they managed to accommodate us. The food is Argentinian/Italian. We had variations of steak with and without sauces. The wine was very reasonably priced. We returned the next...More

Thank kumicoul
Reviewed 2 June 2013

I loved eating at this restaurant when I was staying in Buenos Aires - the steaks are excellent and the portions generous. While I always found the owner to be attentive and friendly, the rest of the staff were generally the opposite, unfortunately.

1  Thank meanderingcailin
Reviewed 18 March 2013

this a very nice little place with a typical Argentine ambience and great food and nce waiters we have been there twice and both time came out very satisfied and with a great feeling to recommend the place for a nice dinner the food is...More

Thank Gouchoman
Reviewed 12 March 2013

The food was just ok. What stood out the most, though, was the service. Two waitresses who seem like they just hate every customer who walks through the door. I happily said "hola!" to one of them, who replied to me with "si...?", as she...More

Thank tatatimoth
Reviewed 11 March 2013

We are coming here for more than 5 years and it is a real treat every time. The owner Sergio had a really great staff. Lomo Azul is my favorite, but everything is delicious and the service is very friendly. We advise it to our...More

Thank roberto_tanguero
Reviewed 18 December 2012 via mobile

Good Italian food (homemade pastas) at very reasonable prices in an uncomplicated atmosphere. The restaurant was full however we were served fast and the waitress was very friendly and helpful with the menu. If you are in the neighbourhood give it a try!

Thank Breakaway T
Reviewed 25 October 2012

This was near our hotel so we wandered over for lunch and soooo happy we did! Our Spanish isn't great so they found english menus for us and the owner came over to help with our ordering! I ordered from the 'menu of the day'...More

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As part of the historic quarter of Buenos Aires,
Montserrat is defined by the historical events that
took place there and the landmarks that have stood the
test of time. The Plaza de Mayo is at the center of
this connection to history: countless public
demonstrations have passed through this square, going
back to the May Revolution of 1810. Walking the
streets of Montserrat allows us to imagine what Buenos
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
20:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:30
12:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 00:30
12:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mexico 1501, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Montserrat
  • Neighbourhood: Montserrat
  • Phone Number: 4383-7943
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